It’s a familiar feeling for women in these United States. We live in the best of times, we live in the worst of times. We live with a president who shows little respect for women. We see violence and division grow each day.
But then we see the faces of the winners in the 2018 mid-term elections and oh! We are so powerful--we are making the changes.
Women made history in this week’s elections: Our new U.S. Congress will have more women than ever before in the history of our nation.
Great, right? So how many of our 535 seats available will now go to women? Half--the percentage of women in the country--would be 267.
But the best we've ever done is more like 22 percent
Results are still coming in, but we know it will be at least 118—up from the previous high of 107.
It’s great! We are right to celebrate our progress. It’s also not enough.
If the numbers were to reflect the composition of our country, half women and half...
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